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Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SOUTHFIELD, St Elizabeth: FORTY-ONE-YEAR-old Byron Duff started farming at age 15 when he left the Epping Forest All-Age School in St Elizabeth.

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Nattalee Morris, a 29-year-old Northern Caribbean University part-time student, was found with her throat slashed less than 100 yards from her gate in Dunrobin district Sunday morning.Shere Morris, Nattalee's sister...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's the story of a resilient school determined to rise above its circumstances and stand tall in the midst of tragedy. And it does so with pride. In-between the tears and heartache, Waterford High School has managed to reach the Manning Cup finals...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland: RESIDENTS OF Savanna-la-Mar and neighbouring communities are set to benefit from a newly constructed community resource centre.The Source Savanna-La-Mar is a multifaceted community centre which will function as a business...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK:Social commentator, journalist and radio talk-show host, Barbara Gloudon, will be special guest at the 16th Annual Scholarship Gala of the New York-based Jamaican charity Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc....

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Everald Warmington, the feisty government member of parliament who chairs the select committee on the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), has scoffed at a request from Contractor General Greg Christie for minutes of the committee's meetings...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A team of officials was yesterday conducting investigations into an oil spill in the Kingston Harbour in the vicinity of the Kingston Wharves and Kingston Container Terminal (KCT)...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Ministry of Health is examining options to strengthen the delivery of sexual and reproductive health services in Jamaica.Health Minister Rudyard Spencer explained that this would contribute to the em-powerment of women and greater gender equality,...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FIFTY-EIGHT YEARS after Jamaica's most renowned animal geneticist unveiled the first of four local cattle breeds to the world, there is a well-founded fear that the Jamaica Hope and the other three breeds developed...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DONORS appeared to have favoured the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) over the People's National Party (PNP) in the past political year. Christopher Bovell, treasurer of the JLP, in reporting to the party's 67th annual conference on Sunday, said donors gave...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOR JAMAICA not to be left behind in development, Professor Wayne McLaughlin believes more attention should be paid to science and technology."I don't think the Government is serious enough, or has been serious...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHANGES ARE coming to the public transportation system in downtown Kingston as the long-awaited Urban Transport Centre, near Port Royal Street and Water Lane, is close to becoming operational.Details of the proposed new arrangements have not been made...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A SUPREME Court order has been granted instructing some members of the People's National Party (PNP), including its president, Portia Simpson Miller, to respond on oath to questions relating to the 2006 Trafigura affair....

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Defence lawyer Valerie Neita-Robertson has made a special plea for someone to intervene on behalf of accused persons who cannot have their cases disposed of expeditiously...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE HEADS of a number of local institutions are calling for human capital to be better developed, as the low quality of professionals is stifling the progress of some entities....

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica will fail to capitalise on multimillion-dollar business opportunities at major international sporting events if it does not quickly get its act together, local Olympic association boss, Mike Fennell, has warned....

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Family and friends of the late Reverend Canon Weeville Gordon, who served for nearly two decades as custos for Kingston, are struggling to cope with his passing on Saturday night.Gordon, 85, had been hospitalised for some...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In a pinpoint jab at Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Bruce Golding yesterday called for charges to be laid against members of parliament who have refused to make financial declarations to the Integrity Commission....

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Residents of Sam Pot Lane, located off Windsor Road, St Catherine, were stunned by the killing of four persons in their community on Saturday night.Those killed have been identified as Dwight McIntosh, 42; Odane Jackson,...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As Prime Minister Bruce Golding yesterday urged Jamaicans to hold off judgement on lurid allegations against Cabinet minister James Robertson, the latter made a grandstanding defence of his innocence to loyalists...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AMID whispers that the Jamaica Labour Party is struggling to remain a cohesive force, its leader Bruce Golding has told members that unity was critical to its chances of winning the next general election due in 2012....

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A business mogul has called for Jamaicans to embarrass the Government into action to ensure that it provides greater accountability. Joseph M. Matalon, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), said this has, for years, been the approach...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Officials of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) emerged from their 67th annual conference yesterday upbeat after a massive crowd turned out for the public session.There were fears that JLP supporters would shy away...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LITTLE MORE than mid-way into the Jamaica Labour Party's tenure in office, a significant number of its key manifesto promises are still awaiting action, while some proposals have been introduced and others remain a work in progress.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

REPORTS ARE now surfacing that witnesses are coming out of the woodwork thick and fast to give investigators damning statements against embattled Cabinet minister James Robertson. But, so far, the local police have refused to confirm or deny the reports.

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